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Leonard, Kincade top BOXTOROW’s college football preseason All-America Team

boxtorow.com The 2017 college football season is upon us and media members from around the country have selected the 2017 BOXTOROW Preseason All-America Team. Last year’s BOXTOROW Willie Davis Defensive Player of the Year, South Carolina State linebacker Darius Leonard, and Grambling quarterback DeVante Kincade lead the team. Leonard and Kincade are two of the

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BOXTOROW HBCU Coaches Poll: Grambling leads preseason rankings

boxtorow.com After one of the most memorable seasons in HBCU football and FCS for that matter, there is no surprise that the Grambling State Tigers sit atop the BOXTOROW Coaches Poll, which was released on Monday. All 22 coaches voted and the Tigers received 18 first-place votes. The Tigers opened the 2016 season with a

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Bethune-Cookman to play Florida for regional baseball championship

Last year Coastal Carolina shocked Division I baseball by winning the CWS National Championship Series. Bethune-Cookman is looking for the second year in a row to become the small school to achieve the same feat. B-CU is a long way away from that goal. The Wildcast are however a game away from winning the Gainesville Regional

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Six set to be guests on BOXTOROW’s annual draft show

boxtorow.com BOXTOROW will present its 12th annual draft show this weekend as six former HBCU football players will be guests on FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW w/ Donal Ware this weekend. 2016 BOXTOROW All-Americans Javancy Jones of Jackson State, Jessamen Dunker and Ezra Robinson of Tennessee State will be guests.  Dunker and Robinson also participated in

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HBCU players excel at the NFL Combine

boxtorow.com Four players from HBCUs participated in this year’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.  North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen, Tennessee State offensive lineman Jessamen Dunker, South Carolina State offensive lineman Javarius Leamon and Tennessee State defensive back Ezra Robinson were four of the 330 invitees to the Combine.  The Combine is broken down by

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Former Tennessee State star Robert Covington’s star on the rise along with 76ers

by Donal Ware With 11 seconds remaining in the game between the Portland Trailblazers and the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night, 89% free throw shooter Damian Lillard stepped to the line for his second free throw after knocking down the first. He missed. The 76ers were down 92-90 at home at that point.  Ersan Ilysova

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Ben Coates not in Pro Football, CIAA Halls of Fame?

boxtorow.com There are eight players who played tight end who are currently in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ben Coates is not one of them. Despite being recognized as one of the best two tight ends during most of the ’90’s, making the NFL 1990’s All-Decade Team, winning a Super Bowl and being a

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Tarik Cohen, Darius Leonard, Lenard Tillery lead BOXTOROW college football All-America team

Boxtorow.com From December 12, 2016 Twenty-nine players were selected to the 10th annual BOXTOROW All-America team.  BOXTOROW has administered the All-America team since 2007 and the voters are comprised of media members from around the nation that cover HBCU football. The offense is headlined by top vote-getter, North Carolina A&T senior running back Tarik Cohen,

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